Place:Thorpe Achurch, Northamptonshire, England

NameThorpe Achurch
Alt namesAchurchsource: Wikipedia
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.434°N 0.496°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoOundle Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Oundle and Thrapston Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
East Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Thorpe Achurch (formerly Asenciran and more recently simply Achurch) is a village in Northamptonshire, England. It was called Asechirce in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Since 1974 it is part of the civil parish of Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe and Thorpe Achurch and in the district of East Northamptonshire. It has lent its name to people's surnames who are believed to have originated from the village.

Robert Browne who had previously founded the Brownists, a forerunner of Congregationalism, was rector here 1591 - 1631.

The parish includes the [[wikipedia:listed building|Grade 1 listed building, Lilford Hall.

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